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Stone-faced Birds Staring Out From Beyond the Grave

Stone-faced Birds Staring Out From Beyond the Grave

The best Halloween stories are true. There is a lake in Tanzania, Lake Natron, that is so hostile to life that only two species, alkaline tilapia and blue-green algae can live in its deadly waters.

October 31, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios

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